Varietal/Style: Cabernet Franc
Retail Price: $15.99
Notes: With a nose of blackberries and black
cherries mingled with a subtle earthiness not unlike wet mud, this Cab
Franc offers all the telltale components of wine craftsmanship from
vineyard to bottle. Cherry richness dominates the wine's powerful flavors.
Although high acidity makes for a clean, solid wine, we find the 1999
overly acidic, a trait that dominates the rather rough finish. (Date
Founded in 1989, Tarara Winery is just a stone's throw along the Potomac River from the nation's capital. Known as much for its special events and hospitality as its
award winning wines, Tarara hosts a summer concert series
as well as winemaker dinners and weekly tastings. In addition
to its award-winning Cabernet Franc, Tarara produces Chardonnay,
Pinot Gris, Viogner, Cabernet Sauvignon and several blends.
13648 Tarara Ln.
City: Leesburg, VA
Web site: www.tarara.com